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  1. Gulag Literature and the Literature of Nazi Camps
    Devoted to the ways in which Holocaust literature and Gulag literature provide contexts for each other, Leona Toker shows how the prominent features of one shed light on the veiled features and methods of the other.... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2019
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  2. Hebrew Gothic
    Sinister tales written since the early twentieth century by the foremost Hebrew authors, including S. Y. Agnon, Lea Goldberg, and Amos Oz, reveal a darkness at the foundation of Hebrew culture.... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2019
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  3. The Holocaust's Jewish Calendars
    Calendars map time, shaping and delineating our experience of it. While the challenges to tracking Jewish conceptions of time during the Holocaust were substantial, Alan Rosen reveals that many took great risks to mark time within... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2019
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  4. Passing Fancies in Jewish American Literature and Culture
    In Passing Fancies in Jewish American Literature and Culture Judith Ruderman takes on the fraught question of who passes for Jewish in American literature and culture. In today’s contemporary political climate, religious and... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2019
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  5. The Phenomenon of Anne Frank

    The Phenomenon of Anne Frank

    Written by David Barnouw, Translated by Jeannette K. Ringold

    Series Jewish Literature and Culture

    Indiana University Press

    How could an unknown Jewish girl from Amsterdam be transformed into an international icon? Highlighting the ways in which Anne Frank's life have been represented, interpreted, and exploited, Barnouw explores her emergence as a... Learn More
    Published: 7th February 2018
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £9.99
  6. German-Jewish Thought and Its Afterlife
    In German-Jewish Thought and Its Afterlife,Vivian Liska innovatively focuses on the changing form, fate and function of messianism, law, exile, election, remembrance, and the transmission of tradition itself in three different... Learn More
    Published: 19th December 2016
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  7. Utter Chaos

    Utter Chaos

    Written by Sammy Gronemann, Foreword by Joachim Schlör, Translated by Penny Milbouer

    Series Jewish Literature and Culture

    Indiana University Press

    Published in Germany in 1920, Sammy Gronemann’s satirical novel set in 1903 at the time of the Sixth Zionist Congress follows the life of a baptized Jew, Heinz Lehnsen, as he negotiates legal entanglements, German culture, religious... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2016
    Hardback | £62.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  8. The Subject of Holocaust Fiction
    Fictional representations of horrific events run the risk of undercutting efforts to verify historical knowledge and may heighten our ability to respond intellectually and ethically to human experiences of devastation. In this... Learn More
    Published: 20th May 2015
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  9. Pioneers

    Pioneers

    A Tale of Russian-Jewish Life in the 1880s

    Written by and Edited by S A An-Sky, Translated by Michael R Katz

    Series Jewish Literature and Culture

    Indiana University Press

    S. A. An-sky's novel dramatizes the dilemmas of Jewish young people in late Tsarist Russia as they strive to throw off their traditional religious upbringing to adopt a secular and modern identity. The action unfolds in the town... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2014
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £15.99
  10. Elie Wiesel
    Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel, best known for his writings on the Holocaust, is also the accomplished author of novels, essays, tales, and plays as well as portraits of seminal figures in Jewish life and experience.... Learn More
    Published: 17th May 2013
    Hardback | £23.99
  11. Exiles on Main Street
    How have Jews reshaped their identities as Jews in the face of the radical newness called America? Julian Levinson explores the ways in which exposure to American literary culture—in particular the visionary tradition identified... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2008
    Hardback | £24.99
  12. The Writer Uprooted
    The Writer Uprooted is the first book to examine the emergence of a new generation of Jewish immigrant authors in America, most of whom grew up in formerly communist countries. In essays that are both personal and scholarly, the... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2008
    Hardback | £41.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  13. Contemporary Jewish Writing in Europe
    With contributions from a dozen American and European scholars, this volume presents an overview of Jewish writing in post–World War II Europe. Striking a balance between close readings of individual texts and general surveys... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2007
    Hardback | £23.99
  14. Creator, Are You Listening?
    In an anthology that is both scholarly and accessible to readers of contemporary poetry, David C. Jacobson examines the search for God in the work of six prominent Israeli poets—Yehuda Amichai, Admiel Kosman, Rivka Miriam, Zelda... Learn More
    Published: 20th April 2007
    Hardback | £27.99
  15. Poetry After Auschwitz
    It is hard to imagine [Susan Gubar] bettering her previous work, but this is a culmination.... It will become a classic for the way it is written, for its sense of what poetry in general can do, and for its comprehensive focus... Learn More
    Published: 18th October 2006
    Paperback | £24.99
  16. The Moscow State Yiddish Theater
    The Moscow State Yiddish TheaterJewish Culture on the Soviet StageJeffrey VeidlingerThe first history in English of the rise and fall of the Moscow State Yiddish Theater.A product of in-depth research in Yiddish, Hebrew, Russian,... Learn More
    Published: 18th October 2006
    Paperback | £20.99
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